Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Kukhuraa

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

Tandoori chicken is originally from northern India, but it is also very popular in Nepal. Traditionally, the marinated chicken is cooked in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven sunk in the earth that is heated to a very high temperature with a charcoal fire. The chicken cooks very quickly in the intense heat, which seals in the juices and flavor. Although the authentic flavor of a tandoor cannot be duplicated in a regular oven or on an outdoor grill, this is my simplified versio